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Robert Preston Brooks papers of the Georgia Historical Association

Robert Preston Brooks papers of the Georgia Historical Association

Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert Preston Brooks papers of the Georgia Historical Association
Creator: Brooks, Robert Preston, 1881-1961
Inclusive Dates: 1917-1922
Language: English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms38
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Robert Preston Brooks was an educator, historian, head of the Institute of Public Affairs, and Dean of the School of Economics at the University of Georgia, and resided in Athens, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of Robert Preston Brooks, mainly in association with the Georgia Historical Association and Georgia Historical Society. Correspondence chiefly concerns the merger of the Georgia Historical Association with the Georgia Historical Society, and Georgia Historical Quarterly. Correspondents include A. R. Lawton, Andrew J. Cobb, Otis Ashmore, Charles Edgeworth Jones, Alfred Newell, Percy Flippin, Lucien Lamar Knight, and E. Merton Coulter.

The collection also contains the Georgia Historical Association and Georgia Historical Society merger agreement, financial statements and ledgers of Robert Preston Brooks and the Georgia Historical Association, meeting minutes, and lists of members of the Georgia Historical Society.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert Preston Brooks papers of the Georgia Historical Association, ms38, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

General Notes

Papers donated by the Georgia Historical Association in 1953. Minute book transferred from Georgia Room to collection in 2008.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Business letters.
Correspondence.
Financial records.
Georgia Historical Association
Georgia Historical Society
Georgia historical quarterly.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11-6Papers, 1919-1922
 
17Georgia Historical Association meeting minutes, 1917-1920